• Houston, TX, USA
  • Permanent

Job Description

Interpretation of client needs and scopes of work and preparation of commercial proposal and tenders for Fugro Metocean business line.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all activities are conducted in conformance with the company's HSE and QA systems.
  • To foster a teamwork culture within the designated areas of responsibility
  • To ensure that any inter-office operational issues are discussed and rectified
  • To provide feedback to line manager on resources, morale, personnel issues and the general status of areas of responsibility
  • To make recommendations on changes to the business to the management
  • Be responsible for the quality of work performed along with personal safety, co-worker's safety and the care and maintenance of equipment.
  • Observe and follow all company safety rules and procedures.
  • Support and encourage continuous improvement of the company's processes, including safety program and quality management system.
  • Communicate tactfully and effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Maintain effective work relations with those encountered in the course of employment.
  • Come to work regularly and on time.
  • Execute work duties in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Maintain organized and clean work area.
  • Work well while under supervision.
  • Work well while under deadline driven environment, capable of meeting deadlines.
  • Able to work while under stress.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Liaise with others to ensure that all proposals have a solid technical approach within Fugro's capabilities.
  • Ensure tenders and proposals are issued with terms and conditions that satisfy local standards, particularly with regard to liability & indemnity, insurance, and consequential damages.
  • To ensure quoted prices are compliant with the divisional and regional strategies of Fugro (through discussion with the respective divisional and regional directors).
  • To ensure tenders are issued on time and address the clients scope of work.
  • To ensure contract start up meetings are undertaken
  • Ensure all tenders are reviewed and signed off according company rules;
  • Ensure that tender specific terms and conditions of contract are reviewed by legal counsel and exceptions detailed in the tender.
  • Undertaking contract negotiations.
  • Taking on Client enquiries and moving them towards provision of a proposal.
  • Follow up of proposals issued and properly update the status with the latest information
  • Client meetings to discuss scopes of work and services
  • Responsibility for maintaining the tendering directory, specifically:
    • Assist to maintain all current Client MSAs;
    • Liaison with legal counsel on the preparation of MSAs;
    • Assist to ensure that existing Fugro MSAs are up to date and accurate;
    • Assist to maintain up to date technical specifications;
    • Liaison with the Techshop manager on third party cost updates;
    • Assist to maintain and update personnel resumes as per the latest Fugro template;
    • Assist to maintain vendor pricelists;
    • Attention to details on project folders, including applying proper naming convention, internal folder structure organization and file storage management;
  • To help to insert, maintain and update Fugro's Avalon CRM database and ensure that all entries are correctly entered and aligned with each entry latest information, particularly with respect to:
    • Status
    • Value


  • Have 2 to 3 years of Metocean experience and/or commercial experience and possess a degree in Oceanography or Marine Science preferred.
  • Possess current driver's license with acceptable motor vehicle record.
  • Possess or be able to obtain valid passport.
  • A thorough knowledge of various metocean standards.
  • Complete understanding and knowledge of metocean procedures and standards.
  • Proficiency in use of office application software.
  • Familiar with modern office methods, practices, procedures and equipment, as well as filing systems and business letter writing and competent in correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic.
  • Be able to meet physical demands. Perform moderate work exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Be able to obtain offshore work / safety certifications including any applicable medical requirements.
  • Be able to travel as required, both domestically and internationally.

Our Contribution to You (Growth Opportunity)

At Fugro, we focus on helping our employees at every level of their career identify and use their strengths to contribute their best every day. From entry-level team members to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to grow knowledge and experiences.  We support our employees by offering opportunities to sharpen their skills through on the job learning experiences to formal internal and external development programs.


At Fugro, we value people and offer a broad range of benefits which include, but are not limited to:

  • A choice of Medical, Dental and Vision Plans.
  • Basic Group Life and AD&D Insurance.
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability.
  • A broad range of voluntary benefits.
  • An employer matched, 100% vested 401(k) Plan.

Additional Details

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbent will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by the supervisor.

Fugro is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

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